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We all have our reasons for rising each morning. Some of us are the early-morning go-getters, the sunrise yoga-doers and the 8 a.m. class-attenders. My motivation, however, has nothing to do with...
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I grew up on four acres 30 miles from the nearest town and since I was three years old, there was always one major consistency in my life — I had a dog. My parents got two blue healer puppies from...
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With social media expanding its reach to parts that did not seem feasible just a short decade ago, its no wonder that the political world has begun using its tools to communicate with audiences...
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03/29/2017
A few blocks from Ruston’s City Hall, shrouded in a thick stand of bamboo, is a tent. A homeless person lives there. Drive down the street a bit further and you’re in a food desert. There’s no sign;...
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03/29/2017
In these trying times, you may be seeking a mental health service or care provider. Know what type of treatment or care you need, and then you will know what type of service or which provider to...
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03/28/2017
This is my favorite time of year. The birds are singing, the trees are greening up and the daffodils along the interstate have bloomed. Already I have noticed busy bees in my garden. The North...
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When your doctor comes into the room with the results of your blood work and all he can do is stare at it and say, “Hmm,” it may be time for you to get used to the idea that you may not be here...
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The more things change, the more they stay the same. Nothing closer to truth could be said about Louisiana’s state budget. Different legislators. Different governors. Same old song and dance. The...
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03/24/2017
Most of my life has been spent in a little town roughly 25 miles north of Ruston called Farmerville. There are three stoplights, more than a dozen churches and a population of only 3,862 people....
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03/24/2017
Growing up, my favorite subjects were always the creative ones — art and writing. Now, don’t get me wrong, I can’t even draw a decent stick figure, but the fact that I had the opportunity to attempt...